WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Summer Soccer Intrigue

Local soccer fans will be devising creative excuses for missing work this month, playing hookie to watch the European soccer championships. Meanwhile, the U.S. men's national team begins World Cup qualifiers while the women's team continues tune-ups in advance of the Olympics. We talk about intriguing soccer story lines--on and off the pitch--that will be making headlines this summer.

Where To Watch Euro 2012 In DC

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Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
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More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.
WAMU 88.5

Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

WAMU 88.5

How To Help Teens And Children Fight 'Tech Addiction'

Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.

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